OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 31, 2018--A.M. Best and Best’s Insurance Professionals and Claims Resource have released the latest installment of the Insurance Law Podcast, a series that examines timely claims and insurance issues from a legal perspective.

This episode discusses the increase in cyber ransom attacks worldwide, their impact on claims, and C-suite’s strategic responses.

The podcast features attorneys from Insurance Law Global, a network of law firms focused on globalization and the needs of the insurance industry. Ed Lewis, a partner at U.K. law firm Weightmans LLP, specializes in cyber insurance and related data protection, and privacy liabilities. David Mackenzie, a partner with Blaney McMurtry LLP in Ontario, focuses on cyber, information and privacy risk, and related coverage matters. David Shannon is a shareholder at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin in Philadelphia and leads their Privacy & Data Security Practice Group.

Weightmans LLP, Blaney McMurtry LLP, and Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin are Qualified Members of Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys, a claims industry resource that has featured qualified legal counsel, independent insurance adjusting services and expert service providers since 1929.

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